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Women at risk

Femicide. Killing women. That’s what is happening in the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. In Women on the Run, the UN refugee agency reports: 692 more words

Refugees

Ciao Cholula

Not only is this my fiftieth blog post (Fifty?! How have I found that much to say?), but it is also the last of my *official* year abroad (don’t worry #notaslefanas, Notas Lejanas is sticking around for a bit longer yet…). 1,154 more words

Year Abroad

Remembering Mass Rape During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Nicole Fox, Ph.D.

Last month, Secretary of State John Kerry condemned the terrorist group ISIS for the violent acts they have committed in Iraq and Syria, noting that this violence constitutes what the United Nations considers… 646 more words

Prevention Innovations Research Center

"We are blind to an epidemic of domestic abuse"

When Helen Titchener stabbed her domineering husband in an episode of The Archers last weekend, it seemed as though everyone wanted to talk about domestic abuse.

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Quote Of The Day

This violent, misogynistic music video is creating major controversy in Mexico

“You taste like a lie,” the smartly dressed narcocorrido (drug ballad) singer Gerardo Ortiz croons before he walks in on his voluptuous lover in bed with another man. 1,110 more words

News

Women Empowerment: A Big No to Dowry.

Couple of weeks ago I published a blog (an open letter to groom) requesting groom to prohibit dowry transaction and how dowry affects our society in general and female status in specific. 844 more words

Social Issues.